Quincy J Walters

Reporter

Quincy Walters is a reporter and backup host for WGCU.

He started in public radio as an intern at WUSF, the NPR member station for the Tampa Bay area. A year later, he was a production intern for NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered in Washington, D.C. After Quincy’s internship, he returned to WUSF as a reporter.

His stories have aired on Weekend All Things Considered.

Quincy earned a degree in English with a concentration in creative writing from the University of South Florida.

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An anonymous Curious Gulf Coast inquirer asked: 

"Are there refugees living in southwest Florida? If so, what country did they come from? Why did they have to leave? What is their experience like?" 

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The infrastructure that prevents Lake Okeechobee from spilling over is old. And that's why Congress allocated $49.6 million to help repair it this fiscal year. 

U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), who's the founder and Co-Chairman of the Everglades Caucus, toured the Herbert Hoover Dike on Lake Okeechobee Monday. He got an update on the dike's rehabilitation projects from the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville district. 

Florida Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, who is the founder and Co-Chairman of the Everglades Caucus, toured the Herbert Hoover Dike on Lake Okeechobee today. He got an update on the dike’s rehabilitation from the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville district. Congress fully funded the dike’s rehab with nearly $50 million this year.

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A group of about 30 activists marched through downtown Fort Myers on Flag Day Wednesday. Activists around the country held similar marches. Their message: art matters and so do the lives of the marginalized. 

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It's been a year since 49 people were shot and killed at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. Since then, local chapters of a gay gun advocacy group have popped up around the country, including in Fort Myers. 

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